Community, Nonprofits and Businesses sharing Information
Hey GNH Community! The State of CT's Office of Workforce Strategy has received approval to launch CareerConneCT. The preliminary initiative is designed to directly support individuals affected by COVID-19 in returning to work through training programs that provide reskilling, upskilling, or next-skilling opportunities through industry-recognized credentials that create pathways to employment in high-quality in-demand careers. There is a $62 million available pool of funding, and the initial application window will be open during the third week of February 2022.
OWS will be inviting applicants to focus on engaging traditionally underserved populations that include:
*Formerly incarcerated individuals
*People with disabilities
OWS will offer two informational calls on Wednesday, January 5 at 11am-12pm (EST) and Friday, January 7 at 2-3pm (EST) to provide a detailed introduction to CareerConneCT and to answer questions.
*Regional workforce boards
*Individual or a consortium of institutions of higher education
*Institutions that offer post-secondary education
*Business/industry partners and associations
*Individual training partners listed on CT's eligible training providers list (ETPL)
*Adult education providers
*Public K-12 schools/consortium of school districts
*State agency partners
To attend the your preferred informational session, use the links below:
Please spread the word!